Industry News

Number of new franchisees take brand into a region dominated by locally owned pizza shops.
Pizza chain happy to rank second in the “Top Food” and fourth in the “Top Service” categories.
Ioannis “Yannis” Oikonomakos named Haliburton International Foods' manager of Food Safety and Quality.
After five-month, 41-city national tour, company names Shane Wise of Warrensburg, Missouri, the winner.
Master franchise agreement with Tokyo-based Clarence Corporation will open 500 smoothie cafes in Japan and 12 other Asian countries.
Regents Management LLC plans to open several frozen yogurt cafes in the Boise, Idaho, metropolitan market, with the first lease signed for a Meridian location.
Santo Domingo store is first of 14 the franchisee plans to open over the next five years.
Chain claims that its Spicy and Mild Bonafide bone-in fried chicken was the favorite in a national taste test against KFC Original Recipe fried chicken.
Company reports the opening of 338 new locations worldwide between January and June of this year, with 75 opening in U.S.
Newest unit is located at 2466 South Colorado Blvd. and will open September 1.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure accepts $4.2 million check that KFC was able to provide because of its “Buckets for the Cure” campaign.
Steve Easterbrook promoted from president and CEO of McDonald's United Kingdom and president of Europe's Northern Division to McDonald's executive vice president and global chief brand officer.
Chain launches "advocacy group" called Food Lovers Fighting Burrito Boredom.
Fransmart director of development Mike LaRue will develop the territory with a group of partners.
That's why it's offering its EVOS Healthy School Lunch Program to schools throughout the area.
The Meatball Parmesan option includes marinara, provolone cheese, meatballs, and parmesan cheese on top of flatbread dough.